Delays Clear After Vehicle Fire on I-91S in Middletown

Delays have cleared on Interstate 91 south in Middletown after a vehicle fire forced multiple lanes to close and caused miles of backup on Saturday.

According to the state Department of Transportation, there was a vehicle fire between exits 20 and 19 on I-91 south and the right and center lanes were closed around 1 p.m.

There was a delay of nearly four miles between exits 22N and 20 on the Middletown and Cromwell town lines, authorities added.

There is no word if anyone was injured in the vehicle fire.

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